Comprehensive Vision Examination of Preschool Children

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Author: 
Canadian Association of Optometrists
Pages: 
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Vision disorders are a common pediatric health problem in Canada and the United States.1,2,3 (Appendix 1) It is estimated that nearly 25% of school-age children have vision problems.4-6 Despite the economic, social and health care advances that have occurred in our society, many preschool and school-age children are not receiving adequate professional eye and vision care.